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Wearing tight clothes can compress a sensory nerve called the lateral femoral cutaneous nerve that runs from the abdomen through the thigh. The compression can cause numbness, tingling, and a burning pain in the legs above the knees, a condition called “meralgia paresthetica,” also known as “tingling thigh syndrome” and now sometimes termed “tight jean […]

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Today’s Answer: Tron Winner: Wendy Today’s winner is Wendy!  She wins two movie passes from Carmike Cinemas here in Marquette! You can visit Carmike Cinemas online at Carmike.com for upcoming releases and movie times.

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Noun: Nectar   (NEK-ter) Definition: 1. The drink of the Greek and Roman gods 2. Something delicious to drink 3. A beverage of fruit juice and pulp 4. A sweet liquid that is secreted by the nectaries of a plant and is the chief raw material of honey Sample sentence: After working for hours in the […]

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Researchers from John’s Hopkins and Arizona State University discovered fluoroquinolones, a class of antibiotics, in samples of feather meal, a product made from chicken feathers that is routinely added to feed for chicken, swine, cattle and fish. The FDA banned use of these antibiotics in poultry production in 2005 principally because they can accelerate the […]

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I do love to read, usually right before bed, and this book “The Devil In The White City” by Erick Larson has been the current book right now.  It was given to me to read by one of my friends who also loves history just as much as me. It covers the time of building […]

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Today’s Answer: The Expendables Winner: Brian Today’s winner is Brian!  He wins two movie passes from Carmike Cinemas here in Marquette! You can visit Carmike Cinemas online at Carmike.com for upcoming releases and movie times.

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Adjective: A-go-go  (ah-GOH-goh) Definition: 1.  Of, relating to, or being a disco or the music or dances performed there 2. Being in a whirl of motion 3. Being up-to-date — often used postpositively Sample sentence: The shop is chock-full of the latest in fashionable home decor, it’s decorating trends a-go-go.

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If you have ever heard that a crease in the earlobes – specifically one that runs diagonally – indicates an increased risk of heart disease, you aren’t alone. More than 30 studies over the past few decades have examined whether an earlobe crease is a sign of heart disease, indicative of cholesterol deposits in arteries, […]

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Today’s Answer: The Mighty Ducks Winner: B. G. Today’s winner is B.G.! He wins two movie passes from Carmike Cinemas here in Marquette! You can visit Carmike Cinemas online at Carmike.com for upcoming releases and movie times.

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Adjective: Bloviate  (BLOH-vee-ayt) Definition:  To speak or write verbosely and windily Sample sentence: Mitchell spent his Sunday morning listening to talk show pundits who all tended to bloviate about world affairs.

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